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PO Box 38, 33 Maple Avenue Bovina Center, NY 13740 Library Director: Mary Pelletier OUR E MAIL ADDRESS:
Your Library Board of Trustees
President: Jon LaFever * Secretary: Shannon Shoemaker * Trustee VP: Ray LaFever* Trustee: Jen Lee Aikens* Trustee Treasurer: Marni Greenberg
from Groucho Marx
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
A Quote from Henry Ward Beecher
A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.


A Quote from Kathleen Norris
Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
A Quote from 'Anonymous'
Knowledge is free at the library. Just bring your own container.
Who's Joe Ryan?
There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house. — Joe Ryan
Ruth Rendell says.....
Some say life is the thing but I prefer reading.
a song/poem for kids!
Give me a Break!! by Alan Katz (to the tune of Home on the Range) "Oh give me a break, 'Cause I made a mistake, And my library book's overdue. The Fault is all mine- Oh boy, what a fine, It was due back in 2002! Home, home's where it's hid! This is such a bad thing that I did. And you might say, "Gee Whiz!" 'Cause the book's title is.... "How to Be A Responsible Kid"!
A Quote from Carl Sagan
When our genes could not store all the information necessary for survival, we slowly developed brains. But then the time came, perhaps ten thousand years ago, when we needed to know more than could conveniently be contained in our brains. So we learned to stockpile enormous quantities of information outside our bodies. We are the only species on the planet, so far as we know, to have invented a communal memory stored neither in our genes nor in our brains. The warehouse of that memory is called a LIBRARY.

You are cordially invited to the Bovina Public Library FARM FEAST!
Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at the Bovina Community Hall

Featuring the best of BOVINA + LOCAL

lamb, chicken, turkey, goat, veal & beef, incredible veggies & fruit, bread from Breadfellows & more ….YUM!!


TICKETS ON SALE NOW at the BPL and Russell’s General Store.

$15 advance sales for adults & $18 at the door

$8 advance for children over 12 & $10 at the door

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The Bovina Public Library
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Dorothy Russell - 1987
Long-time librarian (photo by Hugh Lee)
Picture of Dorothy Russell

Mrs Ernest (Dorothy) Russell who was the Bovina Public Library's Director for 33 years. This photo by trustee emeritus Hugh Lee, taken in 1987, shows Dorothy nearing the end of her many years of dedicated service to the community.